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Safety First

  Tis the season, the time of year everyone starts getting antsy to get back on the water. There’s a light at the end of the tunnel here in the Midwest. Even though it may not feel it with snow still on the ground here in Ohio. Rods, reels, and tackle have been prepped new gear bought just waiting...

ANGLR Labs Tracker – Smartphone App

PITTSBURGH – For Immediate Release – March 2017 – An emerging fishing technology company, Pittsburgh-based ANGLR Labs, is now offering fishermen the first-ever connected technology platform for sportfishing, which includes the world’s first rod-mounted catch detection device. The company is officially launching its complete product line-up at fishing/outdoors shows in early 2017, including this weekend at the Bassmaster Classic...

Top 5 Reasons to Live in a Van Down by The River

Photos and story: Bryon Dorr Take “van down by the river” broadly, as I tend to live in all types of vehicles down by the creeks, rivers and oceans. I started living as a vagabond kayaker full-time with a four-month stint, between jobs, in a Volvo V70 wagon, which took me from Maryland, through Canada and on to Oregon....

Pine Island Classic Results

Top kayak anglers gathered on Pine Island and Matlacha to launch into the early morning light for the annual Pine Island Classic kayak tournament by the Kayak Fishing ClassicS. Our good friends at Sandy Hook Ribs and Seafood restaurant also…

I’m going to the Bassmaster Classic

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I will be traveling quite a bit this year for Pelican kayaks. My first stop will be in Texas. The Bassmaster Classic is being held there and although I am not competing in it, I will be at the accompanying Outdoor Expo. If you are in the neighborhood, stop by

7 telling signs that prove you may be a dirtbag

We all have those days or weekends when we feel grungy. Some people, however, live that way all the time. These are dirtbags — the outdoor people who spend every winter renting snow gear to visitors and every summer pushing rubber on the water for rafting customers. They are the fringe members of society. Wonder The post 7 telling...

Bending Branches Angler Pro – The Best Paddle Money Can Buy

I have had a few paddles since I have started fishing. In fact, it all started with a cheap $19.99 canoe paddle for my freshman year of high school. I eventually got a better paddle for my canoe, as I decided there is no reason I can’t use a “kayak paddle” even though I am in a canoe. Eventually...

Standup Paddleboarding Trends

Since exploding in popularity a decade ago, paddleboarding continues to be the wunderkind of the paddlesports world. More than three million Americans paddleboarded last year, according to the Outdoor Industry Association, contributing to a 120-percent growth in the sport over…

Video: Bass By Kayak Episode 4

Episode Four After a week on Deal island, repairing and washing boats finally gives way to the Granddaddy crossing (70k + crossing) to Kilicrankie Bay on Flinders Island. Each shares a dwindling cadence, down to 3k an hour by the…

Rig To Flip Your Kayak

I punched through the first breaker by lowering my head and pointing my paddle at the oncoming wall of water. I wasn’t so lucky when the second wave struck. After a spin cycle in the washing machine, I surfaced spitting…